Scott Yonker

Scott Yonker

  • Associate Professor

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Theme

Faculty Expertise

  • Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investments


Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management


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Scott Yonker is an associate professor at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. His primary research interests are in the areas of corporate finance, behavioral finance, and investments.

Yonker's work has been accepted for publication in The Journal of Finance, The Review of Financial Studies, The Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, and The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis; has been cited by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and Bloomberg. He serves as an associate editor at the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Wharton Research Data Services Best Paper Award in Empirical Finance (2016) Western Finance Association Conference
  • Best Paper Award (2017) Ohio State University Alumni Conference
  • Best Paper Award (2010) 18th Mitsui Finance Symposium
  • SAC Capital Ph.D. Candidate Award for Outstanding Research (2010) Western Finance Association
  • Best Discussant Award (2017) Red Rock Finance Conference

Recent Courses

  • AEM 4570/AEM 5570 - Corporate Finance
  • NCC 5060/LAW 6652 - Managerial Finance

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Ohio State University, 2010
  • MA Duke University, 2001
  • BS Bowling Green State University, 1998